Along A1A are many fascinating sites that make up the Florida Black Heritage Trail. In St. Augustine, heritage trail sites span from 1728 when the Spanish governor allowed runaway slaves from colonial colonies to come to St. Augustine for freedom in exchange for loyalty to the King of Spain and conversion to Catholicism, to the… Continue reading A Saturday on A1A: St. Augustine’s Lincolnville, Oldest House, and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Tired of lying in the sunshine, staying home to watch the rainYou are young and life is long, and there is time to kill todayAnd then one day you find ten years have got behind youNo one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun…. The lines above come from Pink Floyd’s 1973… Continue reading A Dozen Reasons to Visit St. Augustine’s Fountain of Youth and Walkable Sites
On Saturday, May 15, 2021, an item was checked off the bucket list—I saw a rocket blast off into outer space from Kennedy Space Center. (This blog entry shares a misadventure, a Saturday visit to Kennedy Space Center to see a rocket launch, and information on Space Coast sites related to the space program.) Living… Continue reading A Saturday on A1A: an Alligator and a Rocket Launch (and reflections of a dinghy of death)
Florida is definitely known for being weird, odd, unusual—and historical. A ride on the Ormond Loop and exploring the Daytona Beach area will truly support this notion. Check out this Rode A1A blog, and Happy Traveling!
It’s the last weekend in February 2021, and the weather report from Alexa on Friday announced that temperatures would get into the 80’s in Jacksonville. We could not let this go by without day tripping A1A. A perk of living in Jacksonville, the LARGEST city in area in the Lower 48, is its proximity to… Continue reading A Saturday on A1A: Jacksonville to Fernandina Beach